Thursday, January 27, 2022

Politics

Most Americans Don’t Believe Biden Will Keep His Cannabis Decriminalization Promise

A new poll revealed that the majority of U.S. residents don’t hold out much hope that Biden will make progress on this important reform in 2022.

California Gov. Signals Tax Reform As Marijuana Industry Struggles With State’s Regulations

The governor’s budget estimates that California could generate $787 million in marijuana revenue in the 2022-23 tax year.

Beto O’Rourke’s Support For Legal Weed Gives Advocates Hope For Policy Change In Texas

O’Rourke received some of the loudest cheers when he promised to legalize weed in Texas, something he said “most of us, regardless of party, actually agree on."

GOP Congressman Says Democrats Are To Blame For Marijuana Legalization Delay

As we approach the end of another year that failed to see marijuana legalized on the federal level, there’s a bit of blame-shifting going on between the leading parties.

Biden Administration’s Impact On The Cannabis Industry So Far

Here are some ways the administration has already made its impact on the world of cannabis.

Can The Biden Administration Deschedule Cannabis?

Getting a legalization bill through the House is realistic, but due to the filibuster, getting a bill through the Senate is a long shot.

Is The Republican’s Bill To Legalize Marijuana DOA if Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Support It?

Rep. Nancy Mace introduced a Republican marijuana legalization bill, but will it pass her own party?

No, President Biden Cannot Legalize Weed Or Deschedule It, Even With An Executive Order

The problem stems from the CSA, or Controlled Substance Act, which has cannabis listed as a Schedule 1 narcotic.

10 Senate Republicans Glacially Warming Up To Cannabis

The tides  may be moving slowly, but they are moving.

10 Notable Republicans In Congress Backing Cannabis Legalization

Regardless of their personal motivations, republicans are vocally changing their tune on cannabis.

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